Mr Daniel John graduated from the University of Singapore with a LLB (Honours) and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in January 1980.
Daniel has had over 30 years experience majoring in Civil and Commercial litigation. He has been involved in a wide variety of matters ranging from trust and estate litigation to medical and professional negligence, personal injury, defamation and shareholder disputes. An experienced litigator, he has appeared as counsel in the High Court as well as the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court, apart from the Subordinates Courts and other domestic tribunals.
In the area of alternate dispute resolution, Daniel has also been called upon to act as arbitrator and mediator in commercial disputes. A Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, he is also on the Panels of Arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, respectively. He is also a member of the Panel of Principal Mediators of the Singapore Mediation Centre.
Daniel is able to converse in Hokkien and also understands some Mandarin and Malay as well.
Daniel has also been an Elder of the Church Council of Yio Chu Kang Chapel Ltd, a Brethren church for several years.
Mr John’s professional involvements include:
- Fellow, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (‘SIArb’)
- Panel Arbitrator, Singapore International Arbitration Centre (‘SIAC’)
- Panel Arbitrator, SIArb
- Principal Mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre (‘SMC’)
- Member, Inquiry Committee Panel of Law Society of Singapore
- Member, Mediation Panel of National Electricity Market Singapore